Dr. Comfort Ateh, assistant professor of education, presented “Closing the Theoretical-Practical Gap: Case of Preservice Teachers Engaged in Service Learning in an Urban Education Course” at the California Council on Teacher Education: Race, Student Engagement, and Schooling Practices conference held in San Jose, Calif., in March.
Dr. Christopher Bloom, associate professor of psychology, and Dr. Shareen Holly, adjunct assistant professor of psychology, presented “A Novel Animal Model of Non-Suicidal Self Injury (NSSI)” at the Association for Psychological Science convention held in Chicago in May.
Dr. John Costello, professor of biology, presented “Vortex Interfaces and Propulsion by the Hydromedusa Eutonina indicans” at the Ocean Sciences annual meeting held in Salt Lake City, Utah, in February.
Dr. Angela Dills, assistant professor of economics, presented “Charter Schools and Parental Time Use” at the Eastern Economic Association’s annual meeting and at the Association of Education Finance and Policy’s annual conference held in Boston in March.
Dr. Catherine Keating, assistant professor of education, presented “Traumatic Brain Injury Hospitalization to School Reentry Using Free iPad Apps” at the Council for Exceptional Children convention held in Denver, Colo., in April.
Dr. Christopher Laperle, assistant professor of chemistry, presented three posters at the American Chemical Society annual meeting held in San Diego, Calif., in May. The posters were entitled “Solution Dynamics of Iron Pentacarbonyl in Various Alkenes, Dienes, and Ethers,” “Solvent Dependent Kinetics of the Iron Pentacarbonyl-catalyzed Photoisomerization of Allyl Alcohol,” and “Solution Dynamics of Ruthenium Pentacarbonyl in Alcohol Solvents.”
Dr. Kevin O’Connor, assistant professor of education, presented “Impact of Non-Student Factors on Exam Performance: A Review of Empirical Literature” and “Pre-Service School Counselors’ Perceptions of the Counseling Needs of Gifted Students” at the Association for Psychological Science annual convention held in Chicago in May.
Dr. Kenneth Overly, associate professor of chemistry, presented “Investigation of Camphor Derived Ketone and Iminium Salt Catalysts for Asymmetric Epoxidation of Olefins” at the American Chemical Society annual meeting held in San Diego, Calif., in May.
Dr. Shannon Rauch, assistant professor of psychology, presented “Adopting a Victim-Mentality to Cope with Transgressions toward Others” at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology annual meeting held in San Diego in January.
Dr. Jennifer Van Reet, assistant professor of psychology, presented “Measuring the Representation of Pretend Object Substitutions” at the Association for Psychological Science annual meeting held in Chicago in May.
Dr. Yinsheng Wan, associate professor of biology, presented “Paclitaxel Disrupts Polarized Entry of Membrane Permeable C6 Ceramide into Ovarian Cancer Cells Resulting in Synchronous Induction of Cell Death” at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting held in Chicago in March. He also presented “Human Melanoma Cells Resist to Oxidative Stress Due to Active EGFR/AKT and Overproduction of Melanin” and “Oxidative Stress Induces Translocation of Calreticulin in Cultured Human Melanocytes Cells” at the Society of Investigative Dermatology annual meeting held in Charlotte, N.C., in May.